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  • Weekly Digests

Week of June 10 – 14, 2024

June 14, 2024

Commission meetings and hearings

No open meetings or executive sessions were scheduled this week.


The Commission made public two closed cases, as follows. For more information, see the case documents in the Enforcement Search System.

MUR 8080

COMPLAINANT: Mario Nicolais
RESPONDENT: Pericle Communications Company
SUBJECT: The complaint alleged that Pericle Communications Company made contributions while it was a federal government contractor.
DISPOSITION: The Commission entered into a conciliation agreement providing for Pericle Communications Company to pay a civil penalty of $4,700.

MUR 8200

RESPONDENT: Big Sky Voters PAC and Mary Stranahan, in her official capacity as treasurer (the Committee)
SUBJECT: In the normal course of carrying out its supervisory responsibilities, the Commission initiated proceedings to determine whether there was reason to believe the Committee failed to file required 24-hour reports for independent expenditures totaling $425,235.60.
DISPOSITION: The Commission entered into a conciliation agreement providing for the Committee to pay a civil penalty of $6,000.

Regulations and agency procedures

REG 2024-01 (Candidate Security) On June 12, the Commission made public 14 comments it received in response to a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking that would codify several Commission advisory opinions that authorized the use of campaign funds to pay for certain security measures and address additional issues raised in those advisory opinions.


Campaign Legal Center, et al. v. FEC (Case No. 23-3163) On May 30, Plaintiffs filed a Combined Memorandum of Points and Authorities in Opposition to Defendant’s Motion for Summary Judgment and Reply in Support of Plaintiffs’ Motion for Summary Judgment in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia.


On June 10, Commissioner Shana M. Broussard and Communications Specialist David Garr provided virtual FEC compliance training to participants in the Congressional Black Caucus Institute’s Boot Camp.

On June 13, Commissioner James E. “Trey” Trainor, III testified before the U.S. House Committee on the Judiciary at the “Hearing on the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office.”

Press releases

FEC cites committee for failure to file 12-Day Pre-Primary Financial Report (issued June 14)

Upcoming Commission meetings and hearings

June 25, 2024: The Commission is scheduled to meet in executive session.

June 27, 2024: The Commission is scheduled to hold an open meeting.

July 9, 2024: The Commission is scheduled to meet in executive session.

July 11, 2024: The Commission is scheduled to hold an open meeting.

Upcoming educational opportunities

June 26, 2024: The Commission will host reporting and FECFile webinars for candidate committees.

July 10, 2024: The Commission will host a FECFile webinar for PACs and party committees.

For more information on upcoming training opportunities, see the Commission’s Trainings page.

Upcoming reporting due dates

June 20: June Monthly Reports are due. For more information, see the 2024 Monthly Reporting schedule.

Additional research materials

Election Dates. The Commission has posted 2024 Presidential and Congressional Primary Dates, which are subject to change.

Contribution Limits. In addition to the current limits, the Commission has posted an archive of contribution limits that were in effect going back to the 1975-1976 election cycles.

Federal Elections 2020: Election Results for the U.S. President, the U.S. Senate and the U.S. House of Representatives is available. The data was compiled from the official vote totals published by state election offices.

FEC Notify: Want to be notified by email when campaign finance reports are received by the agency? Sign up here.

The Combined Federal State Disclosure and Election Directory is available. This publication identifies the federal and state agencies responsible for the disclosure of campaign finances, lobbying, personal finances, public financing, candidates on the ballot, election results, spending on state initiatives and other financial filings.

The Presidential Election Campaign Fund Tax Checkoff Chart provides information on balance of the Fund, monthly deposits into the Fund reported by the Department of the Treasury, payments from the Fund as certified by the FEC, and participation rates of taxpayers as reported by the Internal Revenue Service. For more information on the Presidential Public Funding Program, see the Public Funding of Presidential Elections page.

The FEC Record is available as a continuously updated online news source.

Other election-related resources

Videos on protecting U.S. elections. The FBI’s Protected Voices initiative provides videos designed to help political campaigns protect themselves from foreign influence. The 2019 videos offer guidance on ransomware, business email compromise, supply chain, social media literacy, and foreign influence operations. Other videos, released in 2018, include cyber hygiene topics such as social engineering, patching, router hardening, and app and browser safety.

Join the FEC on X and YouTube

Follow @FEC on X to receive the latest information on agency updates, news releases, and weekly activity. Subscribe to our YouTube channel, FECTube: FECConnect on Demand, to watch instructional videos that have been designed to help candidates and committees comply with federal campaign finance laws. Note that the FEC is not currently available through other social media platforms. The use of the agency’s logo, name, and likeness on other media has not been authorized by the FEC.